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county. >> and a look back at some of the year's big stories in the u.s. of a. we'll be right back. ,,,, . >> there is the golden gate bridge, sunny and chilly. a few clouds around. aside from that, a nice day. ,,,,,,,, ban" bandwagon... as the new year begins tuesday. . >>> one of the bay area's largeet counties is jumping on the plastic bag ban bandwagon. as the new year begins on tuesday, the new ban applies to alameda county's unincorporated areas and the cities. the stores won't be able to give customers one-time use plastic bag. instead, bring your own bag or pay 10 cents for each recyclable paper bag. similar laws are in affect in san jose, san francisco and dozens of other california cities and counties. san jose said since the ban took affect, the number of plastic bags littering city streets has gone down 59%. >>> around here, we're seeing the sun shining finally. and -- . >> i am sure that is listed on paper. i am sure when they wrote that, it looked like a good idea. >> i butchered it twice now. >> plastic bag ban bandwagon. >> you got it. took a lot of practice. >> and
with the new push. don. >> and we have been here before after u.s. mass murder we've heard the demands for bait greater debate on guns. will it be different this time? some say yes. the tragedy of so many murdered children may have moved to the debate to the tipping point. >> in the nation with an estimated 12,000 firearm related homicides each year, the single mass car of 20 children and seven adults in newtown, connecticut has touched a nerve. one ad ket say it may work to their advantage. it's being called a tipping point. >> i think we can be at a tipping point for two reasons, where we might actually get something done. >> one reason is the brewtality of murdering 20 children, another is the mere regulator of shooting sprees. >> the public will not expect there's a new normal, one of these incidents every months these mass shootings. >> the newtown killings have prompted senator diane feinstein to update or 1994 assault weapons ban. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively, but prospectively and it will ban the same for big clips, drums o
at a u.s. marine as he was driving a government car down highway 85 in cupertino. kit doe shows us the car peppered with bullet holes. >> reporter: detectives say this is a sensitive and active investigation. and they went through great pains to keep this marine corps officer away from the media. after questioning him for several hours, they whisked him out a sidedoor away from our cameras. this is an active investigation, and whoever opened fire on this marine is still out there. >> reporter: a government-issued pontiac g6 was riddled with bullets. on the font passenger door, one bullet -- on the front passenger door, one bullet travelled through the metal and pierced the other side. the marine was traveling on 85. >> he pulls over and quickly discovers that he's been shot at more than once, multiple times, by someone either who was on the freeway or on the side of the freeway. we haven't confirmed that yet. >> reporter: investigators shut down the freeway for two hours. at one point, they walked in tight formation across the lanes looking for evidence. the vehicle was unmarked an
on adoptions to the u.s. this was russia's response to president obama's anticorruption law. it denies russian officials from getting u.s. visas if they were associated with human rights violations. >> it's tragic these children are potentially going to fall victim to senseless politics. >> reporter: the national council for adoption says with 700,000 russian orphans the kids are the ones caught in this political web. >> most of them have been matched with children. they consider these children part of their family already. they've introduced them via pictures and other methods to their siblings here in the united states. and it's really heartbreaking. >> reporter: a heartbreak that could become a reality that can do nothing but wait, watch and hope. >> we're the fong family. we want to provide a home to at least one boy from russia. and we have a home, we have a loving family. we're hoping that all this can move forward and this will be the last christmas he's alone. >> reporter: in reference to this ban, the u.s. state department spokesman said quote, it is misguided to have the fate of chil
streaming device is made in the usa. speculation is now rampant about what computer and where in the u.s. apple will manufacture. some see apple's decision as a pr move. one user says it's right for the times. >> i hope it's something tangible. they should intentionally think of their shareholders but also stake holders. people on the ground working on the apple phones. >> reporter: low worker wages and low shipping costs were some of the reasons companies moved their manufacturing overseas. fuel costs are up and worker wages in china have risen 15 to 20% in recent years. >> after doing some downsizing starbucks is back to brewing up expansion plans. they include yet another san francisco store at market and sanchez. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman tells us some are trying to grind that to a halt. >> reporter: there are 85 starbucks properties in san francisco. could we 86 the 86th? >> it will change the character. >> ity it will be a good addition. >> reporter: starbucks wants to add 1500 new stores in the u.s. over the next five years. neighbors are stirring up trouble for another one pla
can visit who in the hospital? which marriage counts? >> so what happens between now and when the u.s. supreme court makes that decision next june? we talked to legal experts to get their take. >> reporter: the final say in the culture war on same sex marriage is coming. and the justice's decision to hear the case is historic. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court taking on one of the most divisive sort of exciting constitutional questions of this generation and deciding that they have to issue an opinion on this. >> and constitutional law experts believe they will decide on one of three possibilities. >> reporter: first, the justices could say denying marriage to any couple is unconstitutional, just like the former ban on interracial marriage. that decision could overturn any state's same sex marriage ban. a second choice is a technicality. the justs can rule supporters of prop 8 are not legally entitled to defend the law. third, they can follow the precedent set on a landmark gay rights case. >> the 9th circuit tried to narrow its ruling by equating it to roamer versus evans. >
the craze card. he's back in the u.s. after a month on the run. kiet do on what else mcafee says he faked to get here. >> reporter: john mcafee media sir success is on u.s. soil and its ring master promises to not stop talk being. >> i'm going to speak out big time. >> reporter: at the miami airport john mcafee was the first one off the plane. by morning throngs of media and admirers gathered outside his hotel. >> i want to make this clear, i have absolutely nothing to do with the murder in belize. >> reporter: on november 11th his neighbor was found dead, shot in the back of the head. he had complained about mcafee's guards and barking dogs. authorities in belize want to question mcafee, but he refuses. >> people are shot by police constantly. >> reporter: after the neighbor's murder mcafee illegally entered guatemala. he admits to faking two heart attacks while there. >> the issues with your heart. >> of course it was a ruse. the pressure gave me a heart attack and i had one. >> reporter: mcafee whose software fortune once estimated at $100 million says he abandoned everything in belize
injuries. >>> a new report on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi blasts higher ups at the state department for leaving the mission vulnerable. the review boert said systematic -- board said systematic failures led to insecurities. the panel's report acknowledged that the siege was unanticipated and found no cause for disciplinary action. >>> a news crew from nbc is safe tonight after spending five days in captivity in syria. the network says reporter richard engel, his cameraman and producer were freed when a rebel group killed two of their kidnappers at a checkpoint. the network said the team was bound and blindfolded but not harmed. there was no claim of responsibility or ransom demands. >>> the fiscal cliff is now just two weeks away. john boehner rolled out plan b. he'll take his plan directly to the house floor with a bill to extend the low bush era tax rates for all americans making less than $1 million a year. democrats are calling the plan a farce. >> we do not have a balanced plan when the president is calling for $1.3 trillion in revenue and only willing to put $850
with cash and invested about $16.4 billion in the u.s. in the past decade. $1.3 billion in california. and all in the past year. but the chinese, they are boosting the golden states housing recovery as they bought one out of every ten homes sold in the past year. >> compared to the high-end housing like in beijing, this is not that expensive though. and they thought that renting a door room was a waste of money. >> yeah, my parents decided to buy me a house as an investment outside china. >> reporter: he has sold 22% of the residence at the ritz to affluent chinese. >> they basically have a place to put their money and they look at their own economy as a place that is not very stable and the housing market is not very stable there either. >> reporter: the housing complex in irvine, california is being built for chinese buyers. separate walk cooking rooms, no unlucky fours in the addresses and multiple dances for multigenerational living. back in napa scott says that the chinese wealth is an opportunity, not a threat for the american business. >> america is known for equality. so the c
or china. >> reporter: the u.s. commerce department says they have flooded the market, forcing all u.s. manufacturers out of business. so the feds slapped a 187% tariff on the imported hangers, more than doubling the cost to dry cleaners. >> that certainly did drive the price of hangers up. we were paying probably 4-5 cents a hanger. now it's anywhere from 8-10 cents a hanger. >> reporter: customers noticed. >> they never like it, but it's the cost of supplies. you have to do it. >> reporter: hangers are hardly worth harping about. the real cost increases are from utilities, chemical, and wages. >> reporter: when you run through nearly 10,000 hangers a month, every cent counts. and recycling is highly encouraged. if you have hangers hanging around the house, hand them back in! that's fewer foreign hangers that have to be purchased. >>> welcome to the wettest month of 2012! it was march until yesterday. now we've seen half a foot of rainfall in san francisco. we're dry tonight. how long is that going to stick around? ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the storm system spawned tornadoes in some states and
marriage in california is still on hold tonight. the u.s. supreme court could have announced today whether they would review prop 8. instead the justices announced that they will wait until friday to discuss whether to take up the case. legal experts say the delay ruling means nothing. >> it's like we have so many cases on the docket. let's put this one off next week, no big deal. that's really what happened. it really isn't the dog that didn't bark, but it's the case that has not been resolved yet and we're still waiting. >> professor little says he expects if the court grants a review that we'll know by friday. but if the court decides to deny or simply postpone the review again, that announcement will come later. >>> a desperate search is underway for a sick child tonight. security cameras of the phoenix hospital show the 11-year-old girl leaving with her mother last week. she had been undergoing treatment for leukemia and has a heart catheter that could become infected without treatment. police are watching the mexican border, but say the family has relatives here in california as well
for automakers, u.s. drivers bought 1.1 million cars and trucks in november up 15% from last year and that's the fastest sales pace since january of 2008. but even though more americans are spending money on new vehicles, they're also looking to spend less time and money at the pump. as cbs reporter john blackstone shows us automakers are finally getting the message. >> reporter: this year's l. a. autoshow is bolder -- and greener than ever before. more than 50 electric, hybrid and over fuel-efficient cars are on display. at a time when style is taken a backseat to fuel economy. edward low editor in chief for motor trend magazine says automakers are paying close attention because more americans are in a buying mood. right now the average age of a car on the road is 11 years a record high. >> now they're in these old cars and they want to buy a new one. they're going to start thinking about hey, how much am i going to pay at the pump? >> reporter: overall consumer interest in alternative fuel vehicles is up 54%. so gm is renewing its commitment to pure electric cars with the chevy spark ev.
anti-inflammatory-- to the u.s. and i had just sold a company and i contacted the c.e.o. there and i said, lookit, i'm not a distributor, i'm a company owner, but i'd like to try this product, i've heard about it. and the results that i found from the individuals that i gave it to, they were astounding. and what makes this product so unique, it had studies behind it. the medical community, doctors, would accept it because it had double-blind studies, peer-reviewed and published. >> dorothy: now, those studies are expensive too, aren't they? >> yes, they're very, very expensive, and this is a one-of-a-kind oil, it's called omega xl, it comes from the, a green-lipped mussel, not fish. it comes from one place in the world, the pristine waters of new zealand. it comes from a shellfish, not fish. and sometimes people will say, "well, if it's from a shellfish, i'm allergic to shellfish." you're actually allergic to the protein in the shellfish and all the protein has been removed. some people will say, "well, shellfish eat off the bottom of the ocean, scavenge." no, these mussels are grown
same sex marriage. but it's the u.s. supreme court that will have the final say. today the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to hear arguments in the california case. if they do not a lower court decision striking down proposition eight will stand. and same sex marriage will again be legal in california. >> if the court does not take the appeal i will feel an amazing amount of joy. >> the court today also considered jumping into the debate over the defense of marriage act. known as doma the 1996 federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allows the government to deny federal assistance such at social security survivor benefits to same sex couples even if they're legally married. several lower courts have struck down the law as a violation of the constitution's equal protection clause but thomas peters of the national organization for marriage says there's no right to same sex marriage in the institution. >> the federal government and our elected officials through congress have a responsibility and right to protect marriage as a union of one man and on
is still unknown. >>> new tonight, taliban south side bombers attacked a joint u.s. and afghan base in eastern afghanistan. the taliban spokesman saided attackers exploded near the jalalabad airfield. none of the militants got in. american forces fired down on the militants from a helicopter. nato calls it a famed attack. >>> shock and sadness reverberating through the kansas city chiefs community tonight. one of the teams young players shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide. the dramatic way jovan belcher took his own life. >> reporter: kansas city's arrowhead stadium was under lockdown after the suicide of jovan belcher. belcher drove to the practice facility and thanked chiefs coach and general manager before tyking his own life. >> they talked for a bit and that's what he shot himself. >> reporter: the suicide followed a domestic incident five miles from the stadium approximately belcher shot his girlfriend kassandra perkins multiple times, killing her. >> they've been arguing before the shooting occurred. >> reporter: belcher's mother called 911. she had recen
a deal will be made. i'm elizabeth reporting. >> the u.s. supreme court could announce tomorrow whether it will hear appeal on several cases involving same sex marriage. one is an appeal from a california initiative banning gay marriage that has been struck down in lower courts. if the justices decide to let the rulings of the justice court stand, same sex marriage would immediate become legal in california. five challenges to the defense of marriage act are also being considered. >> well, the flood threat in nef never is over. flooring that was expected never happened. it turned out to be colder than predicted. there was no -- more snow and less rain. the trinity river is now expected to crest below blood stage -- flood stage. >> we saw some blue ska skies. >>> we had a beautiful afternoon after a stormy morning. what a difference it was as we went basically from winter time weather to at least the sunshine. here's a peak outside. we have mainly clear skies ask that's allowing us to cool off. >> many of you are already down into the 40s, 47 right now for concord, 46 for liver more. can
. >>> the housing market is making a big exact. u.s. home prices raised more than 6% in october compared to a year ago. that is the greatest yearly gain since july 2006. prices increased in 45 states in october including california. >> we're considerably higher in the bay area than the rest of the country. our entry level homes are tough. so when you start sees homes in the east bay for $250,000, people are lining up for them. >> what's making home buying more affordable? mortgage rates are near record low, while rents are on the rise. >>> we are due to fall off the fiscal cliff in four weeks. tonight each side still insists the other's plan is impossible. republicans have dismissed the president's proposal as outlandish. democrats complain the gop plan is too vague. but the sticking point is the same. the president will not sign anything without a tax increase for the nation's highest earners. >> we're going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up. and we're not going to be able to get a deal without it. >> the gop counter offer calls for raising $800 billion in revenue without raising tax
of the doves! this year's theme: elfland. it was selected as hd tv's top-10 home displays in the u.s. and beat out the guinness book of world records for the most lights. and that national christmas tree with its 80,000 lights, it makes that look like charley brown's christmas tree. >> in is just over the top! >> it's sort of one of the first things we always do every year. it's just magical for me. >> reporter: it's a tradition that began 30 years ago by deacon dave. >> i wanted to do something for people of all faiths. >> reporter: he began with setting up a few lights around his livermore home. >> probably the buildings were this big, and it was a little miniature elf village along one side of the driveway. >> reporter: the display attracts thousands of people every year, many of them children who are mesmerized by the display. >> it's more spiritual than religious, perhaps. >> reporter: what do the neighbors think? >> i think it's fabulous. >> reporter: she has lived across the street from his display since 1989. >> a little tough to compete with the deacon. we don't even try. >> i got t
california, but the 43- year-old singer had fans on both sides of the u.s./mexico border. after this concert on saturday night in mexico, she boarded a jet with hirrient raj as they took this picture. just ten minutes after take off, the tower lost contact with the plane, going down in rugged terrain, killing all seven on board. her brother spoke outside their family's l.a. home. >> the plane, it's totaled. nobody inside survived. the bodies are unrecognizable according to what they are telling us. the city's top spanish language radio station is playing her music all day. songs of love, struggle, survival. >> she was selling records like no other female has done. and dominated by men. >> she was one of ours. that's why she sings to her people. she sings on the verge of reaching a broader audience. the divorced mother of five, already a radio personality and a host on spanish tv had just been capped to star in her own american network sitcom. at a press conference after her last concert, she spoke these now haunting words. they are helping mexico investigate this crash. the plane was involve
again. >>> there is new information about what happened in the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. police say the gunman shot 20 children at least twice with a high powered rifle. he also killed six adults who tried to stop the carnage. investigators say he forced his way into the school by breaking a window. tomorrow president obama will be in newtown, connecticut for a memorial service. >>> cbs reporter is there where the small community is trying to cope as police work to find a motive. >> reporter: 6-year-old emilie parker was one of the 20 students shot and killed inside sandy hook elementary. >> she was the type of person who could light up a room. >> reporter: her father says his oldest daughter was kind to everyone. >> she is an incredible person. and i'm so blessed to be her dad. >> reporter: investigators identified the shooter as 20- year-old adam lanza. sources say he attended sandy hook elementary as a child. police say when he returned pride morning he used a rifle to shoot 12 girls, 8 boys and 6 adults multiple times. 27-year-old teacher vicki soto died shi
. >> first responders open up about the second deadliest school shooting in u.s. history. we'll have their first hand accounts. >>> plus, here comes another one. more rain winding up off the coast, just about to make landful. >> i do think people waited a little bit and now they're just ready to buy, buy, buy. >> which is just what retailers want you to do. good evening. i'm bryan. ann notarangelo has the night off. we're going to begin by looking at the hi-def doppler. still picking up scattered showers. another system is winding up offshore. up to another three feet of snow above 7,000 feet in the sierra. we'll have the complete forecast this just a few minutes. >>> meantime, in marin county, people are keeping a close watch on the creek. during the rains, it came within inches of flood stage. elisa is live there. >> reporter: we're taking a look at the level of the creek. pretty low, only about four feet. it floods at 13. that's what happened back in 2005. here's some video from back then, just to remind people why folks who live in this area always prepare whenever there is a sto
, howard beach, new york. >>> still to come, the u.s. congressman's public battle. not with the policy matters, but with his weight. ,,,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. defense command... or "nora. >>> it's a christmas eve tradition. the defense view has been tracking santa. this year you can keep tabs, keeping tabs in a lot of different ways. thanks to all of them here. >> and they now have that santa tracker app for smart phones. following the big guys here. all the way on twitter too. and for the first time, they are also trackin
're not seeking funding from governments with who are deeply involved in this crisis. >> uh-huh. >> the u.s. and the french government, we're not asking any money to them and this makes us rely more on individual and private funding. >> and people watching at home can't write a big check, they're not a millionaire, everybody. >> that would be help. everything little bit helps. >> you have been involved with the organization now for how many years? four years you're the executive director. >> yeah. >> and no one years involved? >> you have seen some places? >> yes. i spent half of my care -- with msf in the field and i go to the field regularly every year and i do one field assignment and i think the most rewarding experience is, that comes to my mind and one is the day that i was able to witness the hospitalization of two north korean kids and whose names were kung fu and num chu and traveling for more than two years trying to escape from north korea because of major health problems and we're helping them go through the process of this clandestine treatment from north korea and china reachi
your male out early for the holiday season, you're going to be in luck. the u.s. postal service is holding a male collection for customers who want to ship the cards and packages. they will take place at 11:00 a.m. at macy's on o'farrell street in san francisco; 12:00 p.m. at the airport post office, again n san francisco and 11:00 a.m. at the east ridge mall post office in san jose. >> all right. >>> coming up in the next half hour, parents trying to answer their kids questions about newtown. our conversation with the child psychologist. >> and a new debate before the supreme court. the right to bear arms in public. >> plus, we're hearing more about extraordinary heroism displayed by teachers at sandy hook elementary. how they helped students stay calm in the middle of the shooting. we'll be right back. prepares for funerals for t school shooting victims in newtown, xt - an . >>> today, a community prepares for funerals in the shooting school victims in newtown, connecticut. next, an accounting of the victims and the heros who died trying to save lives. >> there is only one way
showing no signs of letting up. >> yes , there are three weeks left until the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff. we have been talking about that for weeks now. we have more on the progress, or lack there of, in washington. >> reporter: in his saturday weekly address, president obama signaled he is open to making cuts on programs like medicare and medicaid if republicans agree to raise tax rates for the rich. >> i am willing to find way to bring down the cost of health care without hurting seniors and other american who is depend on it. i am willing to make more entitlement spending cuts on top of the $1 trillion in spending cuts i signed into law last year. >> his talks came after speaker of the house john boehner reported the talks are stalled. >> there is no progress to report. >> his democratic counterpart, pelosi, blames bangle they returned an -- blames boehner. >> they returned an empty letter lacking in specifics. >> federal income tax rates will go back up to the higher clinton era levels and long term unemployment benefits will dry up for over 2 million americans who have bee
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